Being a parent of an adult child is a delicate balance of loving and accepting the child while maintaining healthy boundaries. Both parents and grown kids have many adjustments to make as the child separates from the parents’ control. With this book, parents will learn to move forward into a new type of relationship with their kids.
On April 21, 2008, Steven "Crash" Crashinsky saved more than a thousand people when he stopped his classmate David Burnett from taking their high school hostage armed with assault weapons and high-powered explosives. More than that, this is a story of two teens whose lives have been inextricably linked since grade school, who were destined, some say, to meet that day in the teachers' lounge of Meadows High.
The Bible is filled with passages on how to be the most effective parents and raise amazing kids, you just have to know where to look. A collection of scriptural references related to parenting have been gathered and clearly organized in this book. Scripture offers plenty to discover about parenting; after all, it's hard to find better role models than God, the perfect Father, and Jesus, the perfect Son.
Glory Vigil and her husband, Joseph, have just moved into a house that is rumored to have a resident ghost. Their adopted daughter, Juniper, is still heartbroken over the day eight years earlier when her sister, Casey, disappeared --- in a time before she'd ever met Glory and Joseph. When a fieldwork course takes Juniper to a pueblo only a few hours away, she finds herself right back in the past she thought she'd finally buried.
In PRAYER WARROIR MOM, author Marla Alupoaicei helps moms break through to blessing for themselves and their children using 15 life-transforming principles. Readers will learn how to pray Scripture, stand in the gap for their kids, discern God’s will, arm their children against the powers of darkness, and much more. This book inspires modern-day moms looking for a biblical, fun-to-read, and relevant resource for navigating the challenges of parenting a new generation.
Dave Bry is sorry for many things in his life. But he’s especially sorry that he didn't hear his cancer-ridden father call out for help one fateful afternoon. Things are different now. Dave himself has become a dad, and has discovered a new compassion for the complicated man who raised him. And maybe if his 17-year-old self could meet his current self, he'd think twice before throwing beer cans on Jon Bon Jovi's lawn.
Drew Magary,journalist for GQ and Deadspin, brings his unique voice to a memoir. In SOMEONE COULD GET HURT, he reflects on his own parenting experiences to explore the anxiety, rationalizations, compromises, and overpowering love that come with raising children in contemporary America.
When a free AOL CD reveals their futures to them via Facebook --- which hasn’t been invented yet --- estranged childhood friends Josh and Emma learn that making different decisions now will affect the outcome of their lives later.
In 2003, Pat Tillman, serving in the US Army and leaving for Afghanistan, hastily wrote a 'just in case' letter to his wife Marie. In April 2004, Marie's worst nightmare came true, but it was Pat's letter that kept her going and it was his words that would help her learn to navigate a world she could no longer share with her husband.
Every summer the trucks roll in, bringing the carnival and its infinite possibilities to town. This year Tessa and her younger sister Lulu are un-chaperoned and want to be first in line to experience the rides, the food...and the boys. Except this summer, jealousy will invade their relationship for the first time, setting in motion a course of events that can only end in tragedy, putting everyone's love and friendship to the test.
Your teen or preteen girl is at the age when she needs you the most, yet all too often she closes herself off. Don't give her the opportunity to look for answers or comfort elsewhere. She needs a mom who will really listen. Teen experts Susie Shellenberger and Kathy Gowler arm you with answers to real-life questions from girls just like your daughter. Use this biblically sound advice to help keep communication open between you and your daughter, and feel confident that there isn't anything she isn't telling you.
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Thanksgiving marked the official start of the holiday season, which means we won’t be short on cheer or great movies and television shows to watch this month. Much like the chicken and the egg, we don’t know which came first, but quality entertainment and holiday spirit certainly have always had a long, happy and interdependent relationship. So, as with our spiral hams, let’s dig right in and unravel this month’s books on screen.